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bug#19874: simplifying Emacs configure.ac

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#19874: simplifying Emacs configure.ac
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 21:09:19 -0800
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On 1/18/20 5:46 AM, Bruno Haible wrote:

This code in Emacs configure.ac:

# Use the system putenv even if it lacks GNU features, as we don't need them,
# and the gnulib replacement runs afoul of a FreeBSD 10.1 bug; see Bug#19874.
   [test "$ac_cv_func_putenv" = yes || REPLACE_PUTENV=1])

appears to be extra convoluted. All platforms have the putenv function.
Therefore REPLACE_PUTENV=1 is never executed here. If Emacs does not need
the putenv override, the simpler way is to invoke gnulib-tool with

Thanks for suggesting that. I installed the attached patch to Emacs master to implement something along the lines you suggested. I am cc'ing Ashish Shukla who reported Bug#19874 ("25.0.50; encode-time not working as expected"), as well as Wolfgang Jenkner who helped debug that, to give them a heads-up that the fix for Bug#19874 has changed.

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